Corona and Barista-FI

It’s been a while since I’ve written about anything financial and I thought it’s about time I get back to the reason this blog exists: money. A little public navel-gazing has always helped me progress, so let’s have at it. Somewhere around 2015 I lost steam in tracking financial progress through blogging. You can seeContinue reading “Corona and Barista-FI”

2 months after Day 1: Barista-Fi/RE’d .

I updated the title to this article a couple of days after posting it. On April 29 I basically Barista Fi/Re’d. Here are some observations about that! Before I dig in, I also wanted to share an older Jason Fieber article, I meant to add that in a while ago and it is appropriate here;Continue reading “2 months after Day 1: Barista-Fi/RE’d .”

Figuring out what my FI/RE number is supposed to be. (Sooner-Rather-Than-Later-Retirement, Part 4)

I guess this thang is turning into a series much like my previous charting of debt payoff… hmmm!) I’ve been reading reddits like r/financialindependence for quite some time, I mean HELLO, I’m a PF blogger.. gotta keep up with those trends! With all my recent talk about making changes in my life over the pastContinue reading “Figuring out what my FI/RE number is supposed to be. (Sooner-Rather-Than-Later-Retirement, Part 4)”

2018 wrap-up and 2019 goals!

My gosh you guys, I wrote a quick little post in December on how my 2018 went. It’s time I do an actual full update and set some new goals! I didn’t update a whole lot through 2018 as I was much too busy being my workaholic self to bother with writing nonsense on theContinue reading “2018 wrap-up and 2019 goals!”

Going cold-turkey no-more-shampoo-in-my-hair

Aaaaaaannnnd I’m back! Sorta, kinda, not really, maybe. Hey all 🙂 Haven’t posted in a while, certainly nothing finance-y. Sidenote: I’ve discovered I have a bad internet addiction where I spend too much time on useless stuff aka reddit and not doing anything productive,  I need to work on this in the next few months, I’veContinue reading “Going cold-turkey no-more-shampoo-in-my-hair”

Spending; Week 3

Week 3 (Nov 1-7) Monday: + $0.08 ING Emergency Fund interest + $0.03 ING Travel Fund 2011 interest + $0.14 Ally Misc. savings interest + $125 Ally Misc. Savings + $36.15 ING Emergency Fund + $62.21 ING Travel Fund 2011 – $86.78 Health insurance – $2.86 Tim’s * – $14.61 Groceries * Tuesday: +NO SPENDContinue reading “Spending; Week 3”

Whatta month! Phew!

Hello, hello. It’s the beginning of another calendar month and whatta month it’s been! As you read last month my goals for September were; – Make a $100 lump sum mortgage payment    Actual: $100 – Reach $400 in emergency savings      Actual: $404.46 – Contribute $100 towards student debt   Actual: $110.00 Looking back: I amContinue reading “Whatta month! Phew!”

Unexpected experiences (and expenses) that come with owning your own home.

Before I bought my house I watched a lot of real estate-type shows, I was familiar with the buying process as I had witnessed it in my family a few times and I had a general idea of what was involved in home ownership. I did a bit of research and after my offer onContinue reading “Unexpected experiences (and expenses) that come with owning your own home.”

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